Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, The (Tenth Edition)
Author: Martin Gilbert
Product code: B387
Definitive study material of maps illustrating not only the tangled and bitter history of the Arab-Jewish struggle from the early 20th century to the present, but also the moves towards finding peace. In 227 maps the history of the conflict is revealed.
- The Prelude and Background to the Conflict - from the presence of Jews in Palestine before the Arab conquest to the attitude of Britain to the Arabs and Jews since 1915
- The Jewish National Home - from the early Jewish settlement and the Zionist plan for Palestine in 1919 to the involvement of the Arab world from 1945 to the present day
- The Intensification of the Conflict - from the Arab response to the United Nations partition plan of November 1947 to the declaration of Israeli independence in May 1948
- The State of Israel - from the Israeli War of Independence and the Suez and Six Day Wars to the October War (the Yom Kippur War), the first and second intifadas, the suicide-bomb campaign, the Israel-Hezbollah War of 2006, Operation Cast lead against the Gaza Strip in 2009, the Gaza Flotilla of 2012 and Nakba Day 2011
- The Moves to find Peace - from the first and second Camp David talks and the death of Arafat, to the continuing search for peace, including the Annapolis Conference, 2007, the work of the Quartet Emissary, Tony Blair 2007-2011, and the ongoing Palestinian search for statehood.
About the Author
Martin Gilbert is one of the leading historians of the modern world. An Honourary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford - of which he was a fellow for thirty years - he is the official biographer of Winston Churchill and the author of eighty books.